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Get ready for Saturday night’s
big, bright ‘supermoon’

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/11/2014 4:40:06 PM

NEW YORK — The full moon on Saturday will appear to be unusually big. In fact, it will be a “supermoon.” That’s the nickname for full moons that happen when our celestial neighbor is relatively close to Earth. That distance varies because the moon follows an elliptical orbit. When it’s close and full, it appears bigger and brighter than normal, although in fact the difference can be hard to detect. If you see Saturday’s moon close to the horizon it may seem huge, but that’s just an illusion caused by its position in the sky. Two other full moons this

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: schnapps, 7/11/2014 5:01:45 PM     (No. 9920272)

The supermooning of America has been going on since 2009.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: watashiyo, 7/11/2014 7:20:20 PM     (No. 9920397)

Bet it was Michelle´s.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: figowitz, 7/11/2014 8:29:54 PM     (No. 9920463)

Bravo, #1!!! (Standing, applauding) Bravo!!! The BigEarred socialist has been mooning the decent people of America for far too long.

RATs hate America.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: donttreadonme, 7/11/2014 9:10:41 PM     (No. 9920518)

I thought it was because Rosie was returning to The View

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